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Nov 10, 2014

Little Snowflake Dancer

Good Morning and Happy Monday!

I just couldn't wait to use this adorable stamp illustrated by Sylvia Zet. It was one of the new releases this month, available in red rubber from Whimsy Stamps.
I created a stage around her by cutting out some "curtains". I simply used an oval die and then cut it to shape the curtains. Since my paper was double sided, I had to cut out two ovals, but if your paper has the same pattern on both sides, you can just use one oval. For the valance I layered some lace, a punched scallop border and then added the snowflake border. As tiebacks I used snowflakes and some black gingham ribbon. The image was stamped onto copic blending card and colored with copic markers. 

Here is a view of the inside of my card. This is how I usually decorate my insides, just a little bit of stamping and a bit of matching designer paper. Other than that I like to keep lots of room for writing on the inside. I used an older snowflakes background stamp randomly, and then in the corner I stamped one of the sentiments from the new set "Bracket sentiments".
Product list:
copic blending card, recollections 110 lb card stockstock, SU designer paper
gingham ribbon, glitter
*NEW Snowflake Dancer - Click Image to CloseGirl Talk*NEW Winter BracketsSnowflake BackgroundLayered Snowflake DiesSnowflake Border Die 

I would love to play along here:
Challenge Up Your Life- ANYTHING GOES
Crafty Catz -  Ribbon & Lace (lace is placed behind the punched scallop border in valance - a little hard to see, but it's there peeking out)
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Winter Holiday with Ribbon or Trim
Stempelsonnen Challenge - t's Winter

Thanks so much for visiting!
 I hope you're having a good week and stay warm!


  1. Sehr schön. Eine ganz tolle Karte. Danke daß du bei der SsC mitmachst.
    LG Dreja

  2. Such a pretty image and love how you created the stage, very clever, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

  3. What a sweet little stamp Ellie and love the stage you have created for her - so pretty x Susan x

  4. Aaaaah what a little sweetie, Luv Sam x

  5. Gorgeous card Ellie. Love your colour choice too
    Anne x
    Craftyanny’s Koolkardz

  6. Oh my, such a lovely and soft card! This image is too cute :) Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life! Love, Manuela

  7. Such a sweet card. So soft and pretty!

  8. What a sweet card! Love the snowflakes! Thanks for sharing with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

  9. Tolle Karte. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der SsC.

    LG, Claudia

  10. Such a sweet little image and I love the snowflake border on top! Thanks for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon.

  11. Oh how GORGEOUS! Love how you made the stage for the image and tied the curtains back with the snowflakes.

    Jocelyn x
    Instead of Ironing Blogspot


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